The City of Lewiston and the L&A Veterans Council are responsible for Veterans Memorial Park on Main Street. Activities there include a Memorial Day ceremony and parade on May 26, Flag Day ceremony in June and Veteran’s Day on Nov. 11. L&A Veterans Council members are, from left, seated, Bert Dutil, advisor, Franco Post 31; Helen Taylor, secretary, AMVETS Auxiliary Post 6; Jerry Dewitt, chairman, DAV Chapter 11; Norm Cote, vice chairman, American Legion Post 22; and Cecile Burgoyne, treasurer, AMVETS Post 6, New Gloucester. Standing are other representatives, from left, Don Dube, Franco Vet Post 31, Lewiston; Maurice Fournier, American Legion Post 153, Auburn; Albert Landry and Normand Bussiere, VFW Post 9150, Lewiston; Joe Paradis, Military Order of the Purple Heart; Carl Douglas, VFW Post 1603, Auburn; and Claire Poirier and Charley Paul, Marine Corps League. Absent is Donald Gosselin, American Legion Post 135, Sabattus. For more information, contact Jerry Dewitt at 207-576-0376 or Bert Dutil at 207-786-2305 or email [email protected]


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